A bill is being considered in California that is aimed at helping protect health care workers and patients from surgical smoke.
If you work in one of many meat or poultry processing plants in the area, you understand the risks involved.
Many workplace diseases function in a similar way. The exposure during any given work period can impact a person for the rest of their lives.
Countless people are injured across the country every year from falls, whether they occur at home, the workplace or out in public.
Workplace violence may also lead to injuries. A violent co-worker could seriously injure someone, which possibly opens the door to workers’ comp claims and lawsuits.
California is one of many states with specific statutes allowing injured undocumented employees to collect workers’ compensation benefits.
California’s workers’ compensation laws treat an aggravated pre-existing condition as a new injury. So long as it requires additional treatment.
When it comes to migrant workers in California, they face an extremely high chance of being injured in the workplace.
You may be fortunate that you have not fallen or witnessed the death or injury of a co-worker who fell from a height.
Back pain can impact both your quality of life and your ability to produce while at work. Generally speaking, employers in California and throughout the country